Effect of Paraffin Oil Used as a Lubricant in Tensile Tests of Carbon Fibre Bundles


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The failure of carbon fibre bundles of Tenax 5131 HTA with 6000 filaments is characterised using the European Standard EN 1007-5. It is shown that the addition of liquid paraffin to the bundle causes a global change of the load-displacement curve and the effects of the presence of a liquid lubricant are discussed.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 514-516)

Edited by:

Paula Maria Vilarinho




L. G. Rosa et al., "Effect of Paraffin Oil Used as a Lubricant in Tensile Tests of Carbon Fibre Bundles", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 514-516, pp. 672-676, 2006

Online since:

May 2006




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